Decentral Games runs compliant casinos in Decentraland, where players (via their virtual avatars) socialize and compete directly as they play games. At DCG, we invest in projects that can grow Decentraland’s ecosystem by bringing the best of the real world — memorable sights, new friends, fun experiences — into the…


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With crypto market whiplash strong as ever, “so much is happening!” often echoes in virtual halls. We prefer “so much is being built!”

Mental models are useful…


DCG is not new to digital asset investing, but, over the past couple of years, we have significantly expanded our investment activity in companies, tokens, and funds to solidify our position at the epicenter of the industry.

We are making two critical hires: (1) a Fundamental Analyst to assess market…


This is an archival report, originally published in early March 2020.

We concluded 2019 with our second annual survey, polling the founders and CEOs of our more than 130 active portfolio companies on a range of topics and trends.

By sharing insight into these executives’ accomplishments, challenges, goals, and expectations…


We’re thrilled to have participated in Decent’s Series A round. Decent offers affordable insurance to small businesses and independents. In a healthcare system where large insurers are king, this is no small feat. Decent partners with the Texas Freelance Association to allow small businesses to band together to get coverage…


Foundry was publicly announced as DCG’s fourth wholly-owned subsidiary business today — August 27th, 2020. Behind the scenes, CEO Mike Colyer has been quietly building this business from the ground up for close to a year. He now leads a team of 8, the company has issued tens of millions…


Sometime in late 2019, our newsletter subscribers stopped hearing from us. Our analytics suggested most of them probably didn’t notice. If weak engagement is the symptom of a newsletter in decline, the leading causes are tedious content, poor execution, and misunderstood audiences. …


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Real Talk…

We’re going to be open with you. Only 9% of our 122 active portfolio companies are female founded… and just 3% of our total companies are solely led by women.

Though we’re not far off from industry averages, we feel strongly that these numbers should be higher.

To provide full…


This week we bring you a Founder Feature interview with Roham Gharegozlou, CEO of Dapper Labs. The company behind CryptoKitties, Dapper Labs is on a quest to support the next generation of killer games, apps and the digital assets that power them.

Tell us about your background and how you…


The DCG team in Lake Tahoe hosting the 2018 Founders Summit

Are you ready to take your skills to the next level in an industry that is evolving at rapid speed? Are you ready to make real impact at a company rather than being caught as a cog in the corporate wheel or trapped in an ever-narrowing role at a startup…

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